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3 Days Murchison Falls Safari

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari & Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary Tour

Our 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda is about game drive & boat cruise for wildlife viewing in Murchison Fall National Park, rhino tracking in Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary and hike to the top of Murchison falls.

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari introduces you to the largest and one of the oldest National Parks in Uganda- Murchison Falls National Park. Murchison Falls National Park is a savanna Uganda safari park, located in the Northwestern part of the country occupying 3840sq.kms of land area.

Established in 1926 as a Game Reserve, Murchison Falls National Park is divided by Victoria Nile and offers excellent game drives and boat which you will be part on this short wildlife safari.

The extensive Murchison Falls National Park is a home to 451 bird species including the dwarf kingfishers, shoebill storks, goliath herons; big game (buffaloes, lions, leopards, elephants), giraffes, hippos, crocodiles and primates.

The world’s powerful waterfalls “Murchison Falls) is also right at the heart of Murchison Falls National Park and it is where it takes its name from. Murchison Falls can be witnessed forcing itself into a 8 narrow gorge creating a thunderous sound and a permanent rainbow as it flows towards L. Albert.

Highlights of the 3 Days Murchison Falls Safari in Uganda

Day 1: Murchison Falls National Park & Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary visit en-route

Day 2: Game drive & boat cruise full day-Murchison Falls N/Park

Day 3: Departure

3 Days Murchison Falls Safari Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Murchison Falls National Park & Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary visit en-route

Murchison Falls National Park, found in the Northwestern Uganda will your prime destination as for this package.

The park is 5-6 hours’ drive on Kampala-Masindi route but en-route, visit Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary for rhino tracking to see rhinos in the wild.

At Masindi, a second stopover will be made mainly for lunch then you access the park via Kichumbanyobo gate in the Southern part.

Accommodation Options at Murchison Falls NP

  • Red Chili or Heritage Lodge (Basic)
  • Murchison River Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge (Standard)
  • Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury)

Day’s Main Activity: Transfer, Rhino Tracking

Day 2: Game drive & Boat cruise Full Day-Murchison Falls N/Park

Murchison Falls National Park game drive starts early morning and with your guide, expect to explore the Northern sector/game tracks for 2-3 hours.

Set off in a 4WD vehicle with possible animal sightings on the Northern sector ranging from elephants, giraffes, buffaloes, lions, antelopes, birds in large numbers. Return to the lodge at around 11:30am, settle and later have a leisurely lunch.

3 days murchison falls safari in Uganda

After lunch, go enjoy Murchison Launch cruise on Victoria Nile 2-3 hours. Enjoy excellent view of aquatic life ranging from Nile crocodiles as they bask at the banks, hippos, birds including kingfishers, fish eagles, bee-eaters and at the edge, view the scenic riverine vegetation etc.

At the base of the fall, capture the best of your shot of Murchison Falls and later, you can leave the boat, take a hike up to the top of the falls to clearly witness it squeeze itself into a narrow gorge.

Accommodation Options at Murchison Falls Park

  • Red Chili or Heritage Lodge (Basic)
  • Murchison River Lodge or Pakuba Safari Lodge (Standard)
  • Paraa Safari Lodge or Nile Safari Lodge (Upmarket/Luxury)

Day’s Main Activities: game drive, launch cruise, bird watching & hike to the top of the falls 

Day 3: Departure

Murchison Falls National Park safari to see big game ends today after your breakfast, check out from your safari lodge. Return to Kampala or Entebbe and on the way, don’t forget to purchase some tasty fruits.

End of 3 days Murchison Falls Safari

Safari price includes

  • Park entrance fee
  • Game drives
  • Launch trip
  • 4WD vehicle for road travel
  • Full time driver services to and fro
  • Accommodation for 2 nights and meals on safari in Murchison
  • Activities on your package excluding optional ones
  • Bottled water

Safari price excludes

  • Entry visa
  • Tips
  • Travel/health insurance
  • Any optional activity
  • Shopping bills
  • Telephone services
  • Laundry
  • Airfares
  • Beverages

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